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    N.S.W. I would suggest that the two missing knobs (or...

    I would suggest that the two missing knobs (or suitable replacement) would be easy and cheap to get if required.
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    That looks the goods! Simple and quite adequate....

    That looks the goods! Simple and quite adequate. Well done.:2tsup:
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    Aldi tools are okay if you accept them for what...

    Aldi tools are okay if you accept them for what they are. I have a few I use as family loaners; so I don't lend out my Dewalt tools.:oo:
    We shop at ALdi and the missus has to drag me through when...
  4. Thread: kreg clamps

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    Hey Tony. From my dealings with Carbatech here in...

    Hey Tony. From my dealings with Carbatech here in Melbourne they are pretty good mate. If you can personally get to them and show them your problem they will either replace it due to being faulty, or...
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    Welcome to the forum Markus. I hope you enjoy...

    Welcome to the forum Markus. I hope you enjoy your stay here. Like Crowie said; we all LOVE photos!!:yippy::clap3:
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    Looks like some hard work there Peter. Should...

    Looks like some hard work there Peter. Should have some nice wood out of it though.
    Funny....the "peanut gallery" actually looks interested in what you doing though! :2tsup:
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    Haven't tried or seen this method before. It...

    Haven't tried or seen this method before. It looks good though. I chose to build a small wall mounted saw till for my workshop.
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    Yowie that's a good score. Those tools obviously...

    Yowie that's a good score. Those tools obviously belonged to a hard working craftsman, or craftsmen as the case may be. They are hard worked tools that could obviously tell a lot of stories if they...
  9. Thread: A pathway sign

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    Good one Lance!:2tsup: That should clear it up!

    Good one Lance!:2tsup: That should clear it up!
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    Welcome Gus. It doesn't matter how big or fancy...

    Welcome Gus. It doesn't matter how big or fancy your tool is, it's how you use it and what you do with it!:rolleyes:
    Great to hear your getting back on the horse mate. Hope you make many shavings...
  11. Thread: The Woodturner

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    That's a very nice piece. I was mezmerised...

    That's a very nice piece. I was mezmerised watching the video. Well done!
  12. Pitty it didn't work for you Barry. The ONLY...

    Pitty it didn't work for you Barry. The ONLY trouble I had was, as it is quite thin, I had a fair gap between one of thew drawer faces and the drawer front. I had to realign the drawer.
    You got the...
  13. I have to agree with the recommendation. I just...

    I have to agree with the recommendation. I just used it recently to hold the drawer faces on my new router table cabinet until I fitted them up.
    The tape is super thin as well!
    Cheers.
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    Nice recycling effort Scott.:2tsup: I love seeing...

    Nice recycling effort Scott.:2tsup: I love seeing what people can do with a bit of ingenuity and imagination.
    Hope it is suitably appreciated.
  15. FREE: VIC No longer available. Thanks.

    No longer available.
    Thanks.
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    HI Bob. You are a patient man! I would have...

    HI Bob. You are a patient man! I would have resorted to the "chuck and bounce" test by now.:rolleyes:
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    Hi there and welcome to the forum:welcomeani:

    Hi there and welcome to the forum:welcomeani:
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    What pretty little boxes...do we still call round...

    What pretty little boxes...do we still call round containers boxes?:unsure::whistling2:
    Really nice work Jim.
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    VERY nice Ian! They look quite elegant. I...

    VERY nice Ian! They look quite elegant. I especially like them with the dark stain. Just watch your wallet there mate! Need to be sure someone online doesn't grab it!:rolleyes:
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    Welcome to the forum Ronald. Hope you enjoy your...

    Welcome to the forum Ronald. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    Hi Shane and welcome to the forum. Plenty of good...

    Hi Shane and welcome to the forum. Plenty of good advice given on here and plenty of experience.
    Enjoy your stay and look forward to seeing some of your projects.
    Cheers, Tom.
  22. Welcome to the forum Tiho.

    Welcome to the forum Tiho.
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    Hi Luke and welcome on board.

    Hi Luke and welcome on board.
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    Nice work Spyro. There is satisfaction in the...

    Nice work Spyro. There is satisfaction in the furniture you build for yourself.
    I like the hammer silencer for indoor use!:rolleyes:
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    Cheers, Tom.
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    Could have been from the era you suggest. Then...

    Could have been from the era you suggest. Then again these things find their way into our possessions from anywhere.
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    Vale Ray RIP

    Vale Ray RIP
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    Hi Bob. Those marks almost look like the Defence...

    Hi Bob. Those marks almost look like the Defence Dept. "crows feet" marking that used to be used for identification. I could be wrong of course, but that's how those middle marks first appeared to me.
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    These are a pretty standard design for these...

    These are a pretty standard design for these sorts of trollies, so thrift shops and secondhand stores would be the first place to go. As Matt suggested if you could find someone with a lathe this...
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    NEW Trust me David, that bench is not always so...

    Trust me David, that bench is not always so clean. Cleaned it up a bit for the photo. I was considering some form of height adjustable bench (go below the bench top) in the front that folds down when...
  30. Thread: Beagle

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    What a nice little Guy Claude! :2tsup:

    What a nice little Guy Claude! :2tsup:
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    NEW I have had the Bosch PBD40 for about 2 years and...

    I have had the Bosch PBD40 for about 2 years and love it. I am a occasional user in both wood and metal. I do have a bit of side movement (slight right kick) at one point when lowering the bit, but I...
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    Hi Bob. Good to hear that you and others have...

    Hi Bob. Good to hear that you and others have rescued most of the recoverable or restorable items. It is amazing how much just gets sent to the refuse centres because there is either too much to go...
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    Nice one! Good to use the leftovers for something...

    Nice one! Good to use the leftovers for something useful. Even has the "User Guide" eh? That's going the extra distance!:2tsup:
  34. Hi Ian. I just ordered some from MKalu they are...

    Hi Ian. I just ordered some from MKalu they are in Lewis Rd, Knoxfield VIC 3180.

    They have various sizes and fittings.

    Cheers, Tom
  35. FREE: VIC Bosch RA1165 base for Bosch 1617/18 routers

    Hi. I have this new Bosch RA1165 base for Bosch 1617/18 round bodied routers. I believe these were mainly sold in the US. I bought it as I had some ideas about using it for a project but I worked out...
  36. Thread: This is me

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    Yeah and it's a selfie!!:)(

    Yeah and it's a selfie!!:)(
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    Oh you know how it is......I bought the Ken...

    Oh you know how it is......I bought the Ken (cheap) to go in the table but it is single speed. Then got the Ryobi, but wouldn't be easy to do an above the table lift......so then came the Triton with...
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    Finished the router table....finally!!!

    Finally got my router table build finished. Just need to clear coat it and build a fence.
    As you can see I have a Triton TRA001 mounted in the table with a dust collection hose fitted to the router...
  39. Thread: This is me

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    This is me

    Hi thought I would post a pic of me. As you can see I am very photogenic.:rolleyes:
  40. Thread: Sea turtle

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    Nice work Alex! A lot of work in that, but well...

    Nice work Alex! A lot of work in that, but well worth the results. I can't help but wonder what a bit of color would do for that and how it would bring it alive. Cheers!
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    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family Jeroen....

    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family Jeroen. Hope you enjoy your stay.https://d1r5wj36adg1sk.cloudfront.net/images/smilies/smilie%20signs/welcomeani.gif
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    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family...

    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family Bryan.https://d1r5wj36adg1sk.cloudfront.net/images/smilies/smilie%20signs/welcomeani.gif
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    I agree with Lappa, drill the boards. You could...

    I agree with Lappa, drill the boards. You could get some hose and cut it in 30mm lengths to get the spacing and hold the boards in place until the glue dries. Cut the hose to 30mm lengths and slit,...
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    I agree with Wood Collector, the Molasses bath...

    I agree with Wood Collector, the Molasses bath will get the rust off. Then just spray it with a Rustoleum type product and your good to go! The powder coating will certainly be a lot more durable...
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    Welcome to the forum Luke. Hope you enjoy your...

    Welcome to the forum Luke. Hope you enjoy your stay with us.
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    Hi Larysa. I have attached a pic of a simple saw...

    Hi Larysa. I have attached a pic of a simple saw sled I made for an old Triton bench I had. As you can see the runners slide down the sides of the table. It worked well and was very simple to make....
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    Hi Larysa and welcome to the family! Don't worry...

    Hi Larysa and welcome to the family! Don't worry too much about any perceived mistakes you have made, the Mods will fix it for you if need be.
    Nice hobby you have there with snakes. Not something I...
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    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family...

    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums family B.:welcomeani:
  49. Thread: New Member

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    Welcome to the forum Gerrie.

    Welcome to the forum Gerrie.
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    Hi Natasha and welcome.

    Hi Natasha and welcome.
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